Water Technologies and Management - Watershed Ecology

NR-190: Water Quality and Environmental Chemistry, Credits = 5
Introductory chemistry course for non science majors. The lectures will focus on the basic chemistry concepts and the development of green chemistry philosophies and practices. Lab sections will focus on water quality analysis methods and reporting.

NR-200: Field Botany, Credits = 5
Focus on the plant identification and restoration process. This information will be used in watershed assessment and restoration activities. Laboratory and field work provide opportunities to use dichotomous keys and learn the local flora. Students will be required to create a journal that depicts the distribution, identification, life history, and cultural significance of plants in eastern Washington/Oregon to be used as a resource for watershed restoration. Students will also work on oral communication and speech skills through a series of plant-based presentations and a group restoration plan presentation. Students will also work on oral communication and speech skills through a series of plant-based presentations and a group restoration plan presentation.